Lawrence County, Illinois Population 2020

Lawrence County, Illinois's estimated population is 16,000 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Illinois is the 68th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201815,765-235-1.47%
201716,000-167-1.03%
201616,167-288-1.75%
201516,455-103-0.62%
201416,558-167-1.00%
201316,7250.00%
201216,725-174-1.03%
201116,899-41-0.24%
201016,9409686.06%
199015,972-1,835-10.30%
198017,8072851.63%
197017,522-1,018-5.49%
196018,540-1,999-9.73%
195020,539-536-2.54%
194021,075-810-3.70%
193021,8855052.36%
192021,380-1,281-5.65%
191022,6616,13837.15%
190016,5231,83012.45%
189014,6931,0307.54%
188013,6631,1309.02%
187012,5333,31936.02%
18609,2143,09350.53%
18506,121-971-13.69%
18407,0923,42493.35%
18303,6680.00%

How Many People Live in Lawrence County, Illinois?

16,000

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,09287.05%
Black or African American1,4458.93%
Two or More Races4032.49%
Some Other Race1671.03%
Asian430.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.24%

Lawrence County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Lawrence County, Illinois Median Age

41


Total

38.9


Male

43.6


Female

Lawrence County, Illinois Adults

There are 13,046 adults, (2,771 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Illinois.

Lawrence County, Illinois Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,270

44.91%

Male

8,919

55.09%

Lawrence County, Illinois Households and Families

Lawrence County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All71.1%28.9%
Male68%32%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female54%46%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1442.2571.1
Married3,0942.8380.1
Non Family2,0301.1363.6
Female6922.754
Male3282.6968

2.72

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5985.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,19510.21%
High School Graduate4,32536.95%
Some College2,47721.16%
Associates Degree1,52913.06%
Bachelors Degree1,1199.56%
Graduate Degree4613.94%

Lawrence County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8628,8251,476
Black1,18665664
Hispanic4342284
Multiple Races21818918
Other Race6724
Asian383813
Native American23185

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,825$40,505$27,113
Less Than High School$19,034$22,031$17,557
High School Grad$35,194$39,194$24,146
Some College$32,199$42,300$27,465
Bachelors Degree$40,265$48,750$32,373
Graduate Degree$45,000$51,538$34,884

$33,825

Average Earnings

$40,505

Average Male

$27,113

Average Female

Lawrence County, Illinois Language

Lawrence County, Illinois Language by Age

Lawrence County, Illinois Language

95.78% of Lawrence County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Lawrence County, Illinois Poverty

Lawrence County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,9791,95915.09%
Multiple39420151.02%
Hispanic33213239.76%
Other16710663.47%
Native342161.76%

16.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.26%

Male Poverty Rate

18.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Illinois is Other, with 63.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Illinois is White, with 15.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.02%
High School13.12%
Some College9.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.87%
Male Unemployed38.05%
Female Employed10.69%
Male Employed7.76%

Lawrence County, Illinois Income

Lawrence County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,654$58,908
Families$57,433$67,648
Married Families$68,790-
Non Families$31,016$36,812

Lawrence County, Illinois Marital Status

Lawrence County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lawrence County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Illinois Veterans

987

Number of Veterans

919

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam345
First Gulf War220
Second Gulf War128
Korea102
World War II40

Lawrence County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9268.28%
2 or More3713.65%
Black211.45%
Indian37.69%

Lawrence County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Illinois Employment Status

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.14%

Born in Illinois

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.15% of Lawrence County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 58.14% having been born in Illinois. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lawrenceville44184441230.52%
Sumner31743167-7-0.22%
Bridgeport18861770-116-6.15%
St. Francisville697652-45-6.46%
Russellville9489-5-5.32%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990